When your teams are busy, your ability to have a projection of future business and an accurate snapshot of your team members’ capacity to take on the work can help you avoid over utilizing your resources and potential burnout. This course will cover everything from the best practices for developing a staffing strategy, to how to build a pipeline process to project your staffing needs. We will also review how to use the capacity indicators and reporting to support staffing decisions.
In addition to the readings, resources, and demo videos, this course also includes hands-on labs and activities. Please note that it is recommended that you either complete the labs from a demo account or make sure to remove any data or information from the labs that may impact your organizational account.
In this course you will learn how to:
- Utilize capacity indicators to monitor resource availability
- Determine your capacity needs and constraints
- Adjust your staffing decisions to impact project performance
- Establish a process for building pipeline projects
- Make hiring decisions based on capacity predictions and resourcing trends
- Leverage the Talent Network to expand your resource pool
Course Overview & Learning Goals Module 1: Overview and Resources Scenario: Resource Capacity Reading: Staffing Best Practices Demo: Creating Staffing Demand in Master Planning Demo: Monitoring Resource Capacity in Master Planning Lab: Create a Saved View Reading: Staffing & Capacity Reporting in Insights Activity: Stay Connected on the MavenExchange
Module 2: Overview and Resources Reading: Best Practices for Determining Resource Demand Demo: Managing Pipeline Projects Demo: Reviewing Pipeline Projects to Anticipate Staffing Demand Lab: Creating a Pipeline Project
Module 3: Overview and Resources Reading: Over Allocation Migitation Strategies Reading: Leveraging Resources in the Talent Network Check Your Knowledge: Case Study Scenarios Survey: Course Feedback